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Employment Consultant | Kaiāwhina Rapu Mahi

  • 501755
  • Invercargill, NZ, New Zealand
  • Full Time

At APM, we are all about growth and new opportunities.  We’ve got a mission – to enable better lives.  Right now, we are on the hunt for the right people to join the team and grow along with us on the journey. 

We have a new vacancy based in Invercargill.  Travel within the wider Southland region is required for this role and a company vehicle will be provided. 

Support customers on their individual journeys towards work and independence.

It’s a job like no other!  You will support a variety of job seekers, including school leavers and those with health conditions and/or disabilities to gain meaningful, long-term employment.  Your day will be filled with: 

  • Getting to know your caseload of jobseekers, understanding their stories, and fostering trust so that you can effectively help them gain mahi aligned with their goals, experience and strengths.
  • Helping jobseekers upskill by identifying training needs for their chosen industry/sector, and liaising with training providers to gain short course certification
  • Facilitating access to well-being/health/ disability community providers (including APM’s own network of Allied Health professionals) so that our customers are well-supported in their transition into the world of work
  • Creating meaningful connections with local employers and businesses, government & industry/sector partners, disability support and other providers to seize golden work opportunities for our jobseekers

Our Employment Consultants are selected from a wide range of careers -- including recruitment, social services, sales, business development, government and industry. Life skills, enthusiasm to help people, grit & resilience, and the ability to bring the best out of people are key attributes we look for.

You will need to be self-driven, even entrepreneurial in your approach, and be comfortable working autonomously.  Experience or understanding of the Mental Health and Disability sector would be advantageous, as would knowledge of the challenges the post-COVID19 landscape presents from both jobseekers’ and employers’ perspectives.

About APM
APM is a rapidly growing global health and employment services organisation serving over 1,000,000 people each year across 10 countries. In New Zealand, APM holds a number of contracts with ACC, MSD, NZDF as well as private employers to provide a range of services including Vocational and Community Rehabilitation, Concussion, Pain and Injury Management, Workplace Health, Allied Health Intervention and Employment Services. 

Benefits and Culture:
You will be rewarded with an attractive salary, a company car, laptop and personal use of smart phone.  Support for further training or study is available and we seek someone who is wanting to obtain the NZ Level 4 certificate in Health and Wellbeing or a similar qualification.

Our team is a solid bunch of competent, caring, knowledgeable professionals.  We take the job very seriously, but never ourselves!  We are a positive, energetic lot that really want to make a difference – and have fun while we are at it

Our mission is to create positive change and enable better lives.

Our whakataukī He waka eke noa – We’re all in this together.

Our values underpin our work – integrity, customer focus, respect, empathy, achievement, teamwork and enthusiasm. Our Tikanga Māori values of Manaakitanga, Kotahitangi, Wairuatangai, Whānaungatanga and Rangatiratanga guide us to deliver culturally responsive and mana-enhancing services.

If this sounds like you, apply online with your CV and covering letter outlining how you align with our values.  Should you wish to have a confidential chat about the role, please contact Brianne Constantine on brianne.constantine@apm.net.au.

You must have existing rights to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

At APM, we celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion for our team members, customers, and communities worldwide. We love that we are all different and value unique opinions, ideas, beliefs, perspectives and interests here at APM.

We believe no one should be disadvantaged by the differences that exist between us. No matter your gender, race, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability or social status, country of birth, age or religious belief, you are valued and respected for who you are, what you know and how you work.

APM is a place where you can bring your authentic self to work and be empowered to do your best work. 

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